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By CONSTANT BRAND, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRUSSELS, Belgium EU nations approved new sanctions Monday against Iran, imposing additional financial and travel restrictions on a list of Iranian companies and experts including the country's largest bank.
The United States welcomes the European Union's imposition Monday of further sanctions against Iran, a State Department spokesman said.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice has become increasingly concerned North Korea might be seeking a new route to produce nuclear weapons, sources say.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Cameco Corp., the world's largest uranium producer, have announced that Cameco has joined GE and Hitachi as owners of their laser enrichment venture.
PARIS | President Bush accused Iran on Saturday of rejecting a new set of incentives to stop enriching uranium. "I am disappointed that the leaders rejected this generous offer out of hand," Bush said during a joint news conference with President Nicolas Sarkozy of France.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) submitted its loan guarantee implementation plan to Congress and said it intends to issue its loan guarantee solicitations as soon as possible after the congressional review. USEC Inc.
Though Western governments have invested billions of dollars helping Russia keep tabs on these dangerous ingredients, accounting has been so poor that it is impossible to know how much has been lost or stolen since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran appears to be encountering technical difficulties with its uranium enrichment but this does not diminish the fact that it has nuclear ambitions and is acting on them, U.S. officials and experts said on Thursday.
By Mark Heinrich VIENNA (Reuters) - A defiant Iran faces the threat of U.N. Security Council sanctions after the world body's atomic watchdog said Tehran refused to stop work on its nuclear program by a Thursday deadline.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran has begun enriching a new batch of uranium just days ahead of a U.N. deadline for Tehran to suspend atomic fuel work or face possible sanction, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday. The International Atomic Energy Agency, the Vienna-based U.N.
Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.